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December 1931

MULTIPLE BENIGN SARCOID (DARIER-ROUSSY TYPE): REPORT OF A CASE

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OAKLAND, CALIF.

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1931;24(6):1064-1068. doi:10.1001/archderm.1931.01450011081008
Abstract

Since the comparatively rare disease multiple benign sarcoid was first described by Boeck and later classified by Darier, little has been added to the information concerning the etiology, histology and treatment.

The following case is reported because of the negative findings as regards tuberculosis, the unusual distribution of the tumors and the response to small doses of arsenic.

REPORT OF CASE

M. R., a woman, aged 33, formerly a bar-maid in England, had been married for sixteen years. Two healthy children born at term were 7 and 15 years of age, respectively. In sixteen years the patient had had fourteen miscarriages, all self-produced.

The family history was unimportant, except that one sister had pleurisy with effusion (tuberculosis?). Previous to the onset of the present condition, the patient's health was good, except for an attack of herpes zoster and recurrent attacks of chilblains. Her hands and feet were always cold, and

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